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Re: Very emphatic -1 for r13369 (svn:keywords canonicalization)

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-06 22:10:16 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote on 04/06/2005 09:53:06 AM:
>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>> On this basis, I am about to revert the revision in question, and call
> a
>>> vote in the 1.2.x STATUS file for reverting it there too.
> Just for my own education as to the process, what is the rationale for
> reverting this change as opposed to just allowing it to be fixed? While I
> agree that 1.2 should not be released with this change as is, it seemed
> like it was something that could have had a fix made for it relatively
> quickly and easily. Wouldn't that have been better?

I commented that the custom keywords issue had not been fully thought out,
and that in resolving it, we might possibly want to extend our svn:keywords
syntax. Thus, I propose that we cannot start auto-munging keywords
properties until we've designed any addition to the syntax (or decided that
we do not need an addition).


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